Integrated Packaging Lines Weigh and Bag Various Types of Cereals

Santiveri Healthy Food and Natural Alternative MedicineIn 1885, a young man named Jaime Santiveri in Barcelona, Spain was diagnosed with a severe lung disease. He tried every type of medicine available in the market at the time. The only option was to try a natural, alternative medicine and luckily for him, it was the right solution. With a healthy lifestyle and alternative medicine, Jaime Santiveri was able to successfully recover from the disease. So in 1914 he opened his first factory in Spain, where he produced his own products and the company has never stopped since.

Today, Santiveri S.L. packs various types of genuine and healthy products. Cereals and bakery products are weighed and bagged on  Hayssen Logic 35 vertical form fill seal machines. The packaging line is equipped with special accessories for creating stand-up  quad bags, ranging in size from 100g to 1Kg. In order to make perfect bags, the VFFS includes a nip drive metering roll, heated plate system and updated quad sealing system. The end result is a perfectly sealed and formed quad bag at production rates of more than 40 bags per minute. The nip roller system simplifies and secures the film movement avoiding film slip while increasing speed, as well as extending the life of silicone pull belts.

The customer visited Hayssen’s Italian factory in Padova and tested the Logic machine before it shipped to Spain. Javier Santiveri, grandson of the first Santiveri, says of this most recent order, “I buy Hayssen because I have several Simionato VFFS systems and through the years the service has evolved to meet our needs and we are satisfied.”

For additional information on Santiveri S.L., visit the website http://www.santiveri.com/en/home

 

Sachs Peanuts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sachs Peanuts has a proud tradition of quality and service dating back four generations, family owned and operated for more than a century. Sachs processes, packages and distributes quality salted in-shell peanuts from the heart of the Virginia and the Carolina’s peanut growing regions. As industry leaders in private label and co-branded peanuts, they service retailers and wholesalers, including supplying peanuts to many popular restaurant chains.

To meet market demands, Sachs recently invested in their Clarkton, North Carolina facility, including a new vertical form fill seal packaging system from Hayssen Flexible Systems. In an effort to continually improve, Sachs regularly works to develop new products and services to better serve their customers. As equally important is their commitment to on-time delivery and safety. Sachs chose a stainless steel washdown ULTIMA ST 13-22 bagging system from Hayssen Flexible Systems.  The equipment is constructed with stainless steel product contact surfaces designed to withstand the salt fines from the roasted and salted peanuts. The open access tubular frame provides ease of maintenance and cleaning for the machine operators as well. Hayssen also provided Sachs with an integrated Yamato 514 multi-head scale.

The packaging line consists of a vibratory infeed conveyor with product screening. The infeed conveyor feeds product to a bucket elevator which elevates the peanuts to the height of the Yamato scale. Again, the product goes to a vibratory conveyor for a second screening of product, and then dispensing onto the scale at a steady rate.

The peanuts are then dropped into the ULTIMA ST for form, fill and seal. The laminate film is pulled from a roll, formed over the forming tube, filled with the peanuts and then sealed as a completed bag. The packaging line also includes an incline conveyor that receives completed bags off the bagger and dispenses it onto a rotary table for manual case packing.

Currently, Sachs is using this system to package a variety of package sizes, up to 8 different weights, anywhere from 8 oz to 5 lb pillow packages. The ULTIMA ST is well suited in that it offers quick changeovers with Allen-Bradley controls and HMI screen. The 8 oz packages are running at 75 packages per minute, while the larger 5 lb bags run at a consistent 40 packages per minute.

Tom Ribken, Sales Executive for this project, comments, “Sachs Peanuts has been a Hayssen customer for 2 decades now.  The new Ultima ST/Yamato scale system we recently provided replaced an older system from the 1990’s.  Now Sachs Peanuts can fulfill their large orders for the 5 pound bags much faster compared to before.  We are proud to partner with Sachs and look forward to supplying future needs as their company grows.”

 

Southern Salads Continuous Motion PackagingSouthern Salads, based in Kent in the UK has recently installed two Novus 350s to pack their Iceberg lettuce and other leaves. This installation is part of a major investment in their processing and packing facility.

Southern Salads is a hugely successful family run business. Starting life off in markets in London, CEO & founder Ray Boakes developed the business by supplying shredded lettuce to multinational high street restaurant chains and has continued to serve this market ever since.

Southern Salads is a long-standing Hayssen Flexible Systems’ customer who utilise several intermittentSandiacre TG 320 machines to pack their products. When they decided to move forward with continuous motion packing, it was a logical move to choose Hayssen Flexible Systems’ machinery. Their new Novus produce specification machines have been specifically designed to improve speeds, pack integrity and decrease maintenance and servicing costs against current machines.

The unique product stager device prevents product from getting into the end seals and the Novus’ Quali-seal jaws offer extended sealing times and increased pack seal integrity. The Novus’s independent bag squeezer reduces oxygen levels in the bag, while the gas flushing feature slows down bacterial growth, increasing the longevity of the product’s shelf life. “Hayssen Flexible Systems’ ability to supply machines with a guaranteed increase in output and seal integrity was a key decision making factor to help us better serve our customers,” says Andrew Boakes, Managing Director at Southern Salads.

Andrew Boakes explains further “Having experienced Hayssen Flexible Systems’ outstanding after sales service support for many years it was an easy decision to continue our relationship with them. Their technical team are always readily available to give support and advice which we highly value.”

 
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Moving Business Forward: Barry-Wehmiller Video

Walk into any grocery store and you’ll find hundreds of products that Barry-Wehmiller has had a hand in. Whether the machines or the team members have helped to package, convert,  label, palletize, design, or engineer it, Barry-Wehmiller’s companies help bring the world the products people need every day. Barry-Wehmiller is a $2 billion global supplier of manufacturing technology and solutions serving a diverse platform of industries–packaging, paper converting, sheeting, corrugating, engineering and IT consulting. And with the experience and history of more than 75 companies to draw from, you’re sure to get the superior service and innovative solutions you need when you need it.

But Barry-Wehmiller is more than that. They are 9,000 team members strong—every single one inspired by a culture of Truly Human Leadership. The company measures success by “the way we touch the lives of others” and that comes through in everything they do.

Check out the new Barry-Wehmiller video ‘Moving Business Forward’ to learn more about how this company is working hard to build a better world through business. Caring for people. World-class products. Lifetime support.  That’s Barry-Wehmiller.

For more information about Barry-Wehmiller’s company and services, please check out the website at www.barry-wehmiller.com.

 

5,000th CelebrationHayssen Flexible Systems celebrated shipping its 5000th vffs bagging machine from its manufacturing headquarters in Duncan, SC. All team members gathered for a momentous occasion to reflect on the history of an ULTIMA product line that is going strong after 40 plus years. Through acquisitions in Italy and England, Hayssen has added to the product lines manufactured in the South Carolina facility, yet the Ultima model has been the majority sold in hitting this substantial 5,000 mark.

Can Do Crew at Hayssen

Team members recreated a photo of the “Can Do Crew.” The original photo was taken in 1990 to commemorate the 1000th vffs bagger shipment. And on October 20th, 2015 many of the same team members stood proudly by the 5000th machine before it headed out to the shipping dock. Know as the “Can Do Crew” or “White Hat Club” many of the team members have been working at Hayssen for more than 20 years. Scott Bradley, Vertical Machine Assembler shared, “Hayssen is unique in that you can be working here ten years and still be considered the new guy.”

Mike May, President of Hayssen Flexible Systems, also spoke at the event, sharing his appreciation for some of the retired employees who created the future success for the company.  He also shared customer testimonials, “I can say many things about our company, we can say things, but this customer sent us a message that reads: Hayssen has awesome people with a high focus on results, and we appreciate that.”

 

Bic RaisorsHayssen Flexible Systems facility in Nottingham has recently delivered a new electrical cabinet complete with all the necessary components for an upgrade of the Rose Forgrove Minerva at Bic Rasoirs in France. This upgrade consists of an update to the latest safety standards, as well as a last generation control upgrade with a touchscreen.

“We decided to upgrade our Rose Forgrove flow wrapper as its electrical components had become obsolete. Our flow wrapper operates three shifts, seven days a week; therefore, we could not afford a lengthy production downtime. Hayssen Flexible Systems took advantage of our preventative maintenance break to install this new electrical cabinet. The newly upgraded machine is extremely user-friendly with its touch screen and icons corresponding to various production functions.”  Stated Fabien Cledic – Project Manager at Bic Rasoirs’ Longueil Sainte Marie site.

“The installation and commissioning of the flow wrapper was successful and carried out in the required time frame. We are extremely satisfied with the supplied equipment and the quality of the work carried out by Hayssen Flexible Systems.”

For more information, please contact sales@hayssen.com.

 

IBA, World’s Leading Trade Fair for Bakery, Confectionery & Snacks, will be held 12-17 September in Munich, Germany

Visitors to IBA are invited to stop by Hall A6, Booth 168 to discover an impressive line-up of Hayssen Flexible Systems, including Schib and Simionato. The group is also hosting Abrigo S.p.A. as a premium partner for robotic solutions, creating a powerful synergy that will deliver integrated horizontal and vertical systems for primary & secondary packaging.

On display will be a robotic solution for secondary packaging featuring a servo driven Schib flow wrapper fed by an Abrigo robotic cell with multiple picking tool.

Also on display is a Simionato integrated packaging system with scale and bagger. The Atom 10-18 Multihead scale features 10 buckets (1.8 lt) and colored touchscreen panel PC. The scale is accessorized with fragile kit and a double flap timing box to work with fragile products such as biscuits and hard candies.

Under the Atom scale there is a Simionato Logic 35 I featuring fixed inclination, Clear Panel PC 10 Inch Touch Screen HMI, common function keys, 110 recipe program storage, USB production data and recipe download & backup, wireless and VNC capability for remote view, view/control, diagnostics and assistance.

The show machine will be running 4-side-seal bags (quad bag) that will exit on an outfeed conveyor belt with horizontal section. For more info, contact sales@hayssen.com.

 
SGL Co-Packing Novus VFFS

The new Novus 350 packing machine in situ at SGL Co-packing's clean room at one of its factories in Nelson, Lancashire, UK

SGL Co-packing Limited, the Nelson, Lancashire-based contract packer and contract manufacturer, reports that it has invested in new packaging equipment this year in response to customer demand – extending its ability to provide flexible, high-speed packing solutions. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Keswick Enterprises Group – the UK-based supply chain services specialist.The investment includes a new Novus 350 continuous motion vertical form fill and seal packing machine from Hayssen Flexible Systems. This robust, reliable and flexible unit may be adapted to create various pack styles – including quad pack, Doy and block bottom, as well as the standard pillow pack.

SGL Novus CloseUp

The new Novus 350 will extend SGL Co-packing's ability to provide flexible, high-speed packing solutions

Andrew Palmer, Chairman of SGL Co-packing, commented: “We are looking to build on our success as a leading UK co-packer by investing further in systems and equipment to support the development of customers’ products. The new Novus machine meets our requirements for high quality, flexibility and cost-effective operation, and has already generated considerable interest from existing and prospective customers.”

For more information please see www.keswickenterprises.com or www.hayssen.com.
 
Amica Chips Speaks at 2014 imPACKED event in Italy

Amica Chips Speaks at 2014 imPACKED event in Italy

Hayssen Flexible Systems recently held the 2014 imPACKED event in Padova, Italy, with Amica Chips as the featured customer sponsor. This video recaps highlights from the week-long show as well as interviews with customers, suppliers and packaging partners from around the globe. The event features vertical and horizontal form fill seal equipment and related equipment from Barry-Wehmiller  including Schib flow wrapping and packaging lines, Thiele Technologies case packing, Accraply labeling and Pneumatic Scale Angelus filling systems. For more info on upcoming imPACKED events, please contact info@hayssen.com.

 

“I’ve never seen a more kind, generous, compassionate culture in any organization. To be honest, I didn’t believe it existed outside my mind. It’s been a life-changing day for me.”
That was what Harvard Business professor Amy Cuddy had to say about her visit to two Barry-Wehmiller facilities in northern Wisconsin last weekend. She was joined by our friend, author and thought leader Simon Sinek, to begin researching our company for a potential joint writing project. If you’re not familiar with Amy, much of what she writes and speaks about (her Ted Talk is the second most viewed!) deals specifically with how body language affects interaction. Her thinking in this area is very much in alignment with what we teach through Barry-Wehmiller University.
Simon is a good friend of the organization and featured us in his book, “Leaders Eat Last.” Although he has visited with our team members many times, he also came away touched by what he saw:
“This organization is built for people to exist together as human beings are meant to exist with each other,” Simon said. “We are built to take care of each other. What we witness here at Barry- Wehmiller is human beings as they are meant to be. Unfortunately we see it as the exception when it should be the rule.”
To learn more about Amy, watch Amy Cuddy Ted Talk.

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